Important funding application dates

  1. 2015 Heart Foundation Awards
  2. AINSE Postgraduate Awards (PGRA-2015)
  3. AINSE Research Awards
  4. NHMRC - Funding Calendar

1.  2015 Heart Foundation Awards - Now Open

The Heart Foundation offers a range of awards across a variety of categories for research into heart, stroke and blood vessel disease.

The following schemes are now open.  Please take note of the internal and external closing dates. 

Award​

GEOI due

Internal compliance review

Final Submission to RO

​External Closing date

Future Leader Fellowship​

20 Feb

23 March

13 April

​15 April

Postdoctoral Fellowship

27Feb

1 April

22 April

​24 April

​Vanguard Grant

20 March

8 April

29 April

​1 May

​Partnership Engagement Grant

27 March

29 April

20 May

​22 May

As a first point, Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss this funding opportunity and project proposal  with their ADR/Executive Dean/HoD.

Before commencing your application, please submit the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form to research.funding@federation.edu.au by the due date above.

More Information

More information, including: Application forms, instructions for applicants, assessment criteria and other supporting material for Heart Foundation funding  can be found here: http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/research/funding/Pages/default.aspx

Please read the relevant instructions and eligibility criteria very carefully before submitting an application.

Contact Research Funding teamIf you have any queries regarding these opportunities, please contact the Research Funding team at research.funding@federation.edu.au.

Budget support and informationFor assistance with the Project Budget Costing Pro-forma, please contact:
Tara Harle at research.funding@federation.edu.au .

2.  AINSE Postgraduate Research Awards 

(Application form PGRA-2015)

GEOI due

Internal Deadline

Return to Researcher

Final Submission

External Deadline

13/03/2015

01/04/2015

08/04/2015

13/04/2015

15/04/2015

Before commencing your PGRA-2015 application, please submit the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form to research.funding@federation.edu.auby the due date above.

AINSE offers awards for postgraduate students whose research projects are associated with nuclear science, or its applications, and require access to the unique national facilities at the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO), Lucas Heights, Australia.

Postgraduate Research Awards are offered by AINSE for suitably qualified persons wishing to undertake studies in AINSE's field of interest for a higher degree at a member university of AINSE. Applications are particularly encouraged in fields which are related to the research activities of the Australian Nuclear Science & Technology Organisation (ANSTO) at Lucas Heights, Australia.

Research Supplements are the principal form of award and are offered to scholars who are (or will be) in receipt of an Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) or equivalent scholarship.

Supplement Stipend: $7,500 pa.

The award also provides $10,000 pa In-kind for costs involved in using the facilities and services at Lucas Heights and a generous travel and accommodation allowance to enable students to work at Lucas Heights are also provided.

Candidates for an AINSE Postgraduate Research supplement must be nominated by the Australian or New Zealand university where PhD enrolment is held or proposed for tenure commencing before 30 June of the year of application. The university must be a member of AINSE.

Responsibility for establishing taxation liability lies with the recipient.

APPLICATIONS CLOSE 15th APRIL 2015

2015 Conditions and Guidelines

(http://www.ainse.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/65735/2015_PGRA_Conditions_and_Guidelines_FINAL.pdf)

The Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form and Grant Approval Coversheet form can be found at http://federation.edu.au/research-and-innovation/research-funding/grants-forms .

If you have any questions please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au

3. Applications for Research Awards - 2015 Round 2             

GEOI due

Internal Deadline

Return to Researcher

Final Submission

External Deadline

02/03/2015

17/03/2015

23/03/2015

9am 30/03/2015

31/03/2015

AINSE provides funds to assist researchers employed at member universities and institutions to gain access to the national facilities at ANSTO and other AINSE facilities. Funding is provided for one year. Round 2 funding for 2015 runs from 1st July 2015 to 30 June 2016. Access to ANSTO facilities through AINSE is now provided on an in-kind basis.

AINSE offers two rounds to access research funding per year:

Round 1 – funding runs from 1st January to 31st December

Round 2 – funding runs from 1st July to 30th June of the next year

SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

Before commencing your online application, please submit the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form to research.funding@federation.edu.au as soon as possible.

All 2015 Research Award online applications (form Award-R2 2015) must be submitted via the AINSE Portal, http://grants.ainse.edu.au/ , including scanned signature pages of the online application.

Please note that students are not eligible to be the Chief Investigator on the application form and therefore cannot submit this form.  The form must be submitted by the Chief Investigator who can list students under their supervision.

The Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form and Grant Approval Coversheet form can be found at http://federation.edu.au/research-and-innovation/research-funding/grants-forms .

If you have any questions please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au

Applications close 31st March 2015

Please note: if you would like to apply for access to equipment at the Bragg Institute you must apply through ANSTO's Bragg Institute portal.

4. NHMRC – Funding Calendar

Funding Rules for Applications submitted in 2015 have been released by the NHMRC.  These plus further scheme specific rules, advice and instructions can be found on the NHMRC website.

Researchers intending on developing a proposal are strongly encouraged to speak with their Exec Dean/ADR/Head to discuss plans, partner investigators, budgets, etc., as well as internal Faculty deadlines.

Further Information

Current and upcoming funding scheme dates are available on the NHMRC Funding Calendar

Read more about all schemes on the NHMRC website at http://www.nhmrc.gov.au/book/nhmrc-funding-rules-2015

Deadlines

Please note the important dates below, including the Grant Expression of Interest (GEOI) form internal deadline, due to research.funding@federation.edu.au by:

Scheme

GEOI deadline

Applications open in RGMS

Minimum Data in RGMS

Internal Compliance Review

Internal deadline for Final proposals

Proposals Close in RGMS

Early Career Fellowships

closed

4/02/2015

n/a

closed

30/03/2015

1/04/2015

Career Development Fellowships

closed

4/02/2015

n/a

closed

30/03/2015

1/04/2015

Development Grants

30/03/2015

18/03/2015

06/05/2015

22/04/2015

18/05/2015

20/05/2015

Program Grants

30/03/2015

25/03/2015

06/05/2015

22/04/2015

20/05/2015

20/05/2015

 Contact Research Funding Team

If you have any queries regarding these grants, please contact the Research Funding Team at research.funding@federation.edu.au.

Budget support and information

For assistance with the Project Budget Costing Pro-forma, please contact Tara Harle at research.funding@federation.edu.au